XWRI-035 Writing the Feature Length Screenplay

XWRI-035 Advanced Screenwriting: Narrative Workshop

Course Details

Advanced Screenwriting: Narrative Workshop is an advanced level course building on introductory screenwriting skills and elements.  During this six-week course students will either develop an idea for an original motion picture or rewrite the draft of an existing screenplay.  Class sessions will be rigorous and challenging consisting primarily of group readings and open critiques.  Students should arrive to the first class prepared to discuss the idea and status of the screenplay concept they plan to pursue.  Writers of both intermediate and advanced levels are welcome. Successful completion of Introduction to Screenwriting, a similar course or permission of the instructor is required. 

Course Objectives


Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to: 


  • Develop the idea and write the first act of an engaging advanced screenwriting narrative
  • Rewrite an existing screenplay (if applicable) 
  • Gain a greater critical and artistic sensibility as a writer
  • Understand the basics of the business of screenwriting




Course Registration

This course is an open enrollment course. No application is required and registration is available by clicking "Add to Cart" below.

Current students must register with their Georgetown NetID and password. New students must first create an account and password through the Student Portal prior to registration. After your account is created, you will receive your Georgetown NetID via email. When you have your Georgetown NetID and password, continue registration by clicking "Add to Cart", logging in, and following the steps to complete checkout. Course registration is complete when payment is processed and you receive a confirmation email.

Withdrawals & Refunds

Withdrawals and refunds are processed based on the Withdrawal and Refund Policy.

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More Information

For more information or to speak with a program advisor, please complete the Request More Information Form, send an email to ccpeprograms@georgetown.edu, or call (202) 687-7000.

Course Prerequisites

Introduction to Screenwriting or permission of instructor.

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